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  1. Employees attracted to caring companies

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... One question Joseph Michelli looks to address in The Starbucks Experience - the book and the workshops - is 'what can I learn from a company like that'? The answer, in most ... With this in mind, he outlines the concept of the 'triple bottom line'. Basically, it requires companies to report not just financial results, but also to measure their social impact ...

  2. Airlines drop threat to punish staff who fail to learn company mantra

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Pilots and flight attendants with Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express Airways say a threat to punish them if they fail to memorise and recite a lengthy company creed appears to have been quietly dropped. None of the airlines' employees have been subjected to threatened spot checks to see if they have learned the 10-line creed, or apophthegm, and a memo ...

  3. Companies eager to make right impression

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... of a company's unique employment experience. 'Organisations have been doing this type of branding for a while, but their approach has been quite disjointed,' said Martin Cerullo, director of resourcing communications at Alexander Mann Solutions, a recruitment process outsourcing company. 'The concept has now reached some level of maturity as companies have begun to recognise ...

  4. Companies urged to contribute to society

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the recognition of their employees and customers to be truly successful. Companies should demonstrate they were responsible for their products and services, the environment, their staff as well ... a Great Place to Work and to Live'. The South China Morning Post is a media partner. The issue is increasingly topical as companies recognise the business merits of being socially ...

  5. Companies at the crossroads of change

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... And they are preventing them from reaching their full potential in their careers- as well as preventing companies from becoming fully diverse. According to a research report by non-governmental organisation ... excluded in male social gatherings where business networking takes place'. Change does appear to be on the horizon. A shrinking talent pool has companies worried about how to retain skilled ...

  6. Slice of state companies' profits to fund welfare

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Tom Miller in Beijing State-owned enterprises are likely to be required to hand over a proportion of their profits to help fund national medical and old-age insurance schemes, a director of the nation's social security fund said. The government was considering requiring state-owned companies to transfer dividends into the National Social Security Fund, the fund's deputy-chairman Gao ...

  7. Devotion to their staff puts companies on top

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Written by Eileen Lian Highly engaged employees are the key to improving business productivity and revenues. Two companies recognised as Best Employers in China by human resources consulting and outsourcing company, Hewitt Associates, in its Best Employers in Asia 2007 study, have found that this is indeed the case. 'If we have engaged employees, we will have higher ...

  8. Company bosses are not in workers' good books

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Hong Kong workers also have little confidence in their companies, with 86 per cent saying they would not recommend it as the best place to work. And 57 per cent do not feel a high sense of responsibility in helping their companies succeed. The findings do not bode well for Hong Kong as it strives to attract investment and top-notch workers, says Michael Chan Kwok-to, director ...

  9. 'Foreign' labour practices flummox western companies

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Wendy Ng A fundamental item within the human resources context is the employment contract. According to legal firm Johnson Stokes & Master, most disputes and cases handled in the past three years were related to reductions in employee benefits. The company advises local and international corporations on employment issues, including legal obligations of employers ...

  10. Clarify company stance with staff

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pitfalls. 'This is particularly true when foreign companies hail from the Anglo-American common law system, as compared to Chinese law, because things are dramatically different,' said Mr Yeo. 'It is vital when companies are deciding how to shape and implement their human resources policies and practices on the mainland.' One area requiring special attention is how ...




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